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Sumida River, Tokyo

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Flowing through the capital city, Sumida River offers a long waterfront with many sights. Enjoy a walk along the embankments under cherry trees and terraces, from where you can observe the skyline featuring the Tokyo Skytree and Asahi Beer buildings. You can rent a bike near Sumida Park, or start at Senso-ji shrine. The banks serve as a popular spot for local, who gather to drink, sing, or eat under the cherry trees. You can embark on a boat cruise, starting at Asakusa and ending at the Rainbow Bridge and Odaiba Island, enjoying sweeping views of Tokyo Bay along the way. Plan to visit Sumida River during your Tokyo vacation using our convenient Tokyo tour planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Visited the Sumida River a few days ago to see the paper lantern festival. It is believed that releasing these lanterns will guide the souls of those who have passed on to their world.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    The Sumida river flows through Tokyo. It branches from the Arakawa river and flows into the Tokyo Bay. It passes through a number of wards within Tokyo city before meeting Tokyo Bay. There are numerou...  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    Still in a Tokyo River beauty of nature and the banks clean and easy for walking, hiking and taking a boat tour awalglos in a café on its banks
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